The Lodge at Sonoma

Sonoma, Napa Valley Wine Region

The hotel

An award-winning spa hotel, the Lodge combines authentic artisan surrounds with ultra modern facilities to create a haven of casual sophistication. In the heart of Sonoma’s wine valley, guest rooms are beautifully furnished, spacious and very well-equipped with your own private patio or balcony from which to admire your stunning surrounds. As well as an outdoor heated swimming pool to lounge by and a spa tub, the Raindance Spa is nothing short of world-class. Treatments draw upon the natural healing properties of the region’s extensive natural bounty, including lavender and grape seed, to leave you feeling ready to face the world again! There are restaurants aplenty in nearby Sonoma Plaza but for a gastro treat look no further than Carneros Bistro Wine Bar, named as one of the Top 50 Restaurants in the Bay Area. Delicious dishes crafted from fresh, local ingredients are accompanied by a hand-selected wine list – again, all local of course!

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Hot tub
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Laundry Service
  • Internet Access

Where is it

In the historical district, a few blocks from Sonoma Plaza with its gourmet restaurants and enticing shops. Sebastiani Theatre is also within walking distance.

Hotel information

182 rooms and suites. All with air-conditioning, fireplace, patio or balcony, LCD HD TV with pay-per-view films, telephone, WiFi*, tea/coffee maker, iHome docking station, safe, bathrobes, hairdryer, iron and board. Lodge Rooms are located in the main lodge and Broadway Terrace Building and garden or pool view with 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Carneros Bistro Wine Bar Outdoor heated swimming pool, spa tub. Raindance Spa*. Fitness centre. 24-hour room service*. Laundry/dry-cleaning service*. Concierge service. Complimentary WiFi available in lobby. Complimentary self-parking.

This hotel has resort fees that are included in the room rate (subject to change)

*Denotes local charge.

All rooms are non smoking.

Rating summary

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Traveller rating

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Not what we expected for the $

Jul 20, 2021 Cory B Gillette, Wyoming, United States

The restaurant and bar are closed on Monday and Tuesday. Thanks for letting us know when we booked a $500 per night room. Unfriendly check-in was also fun. Spa is not operated by the resort and we found that out when we arrived. We will not be staying here again.
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Huge disappointment in every way

Jul 16, 2021 Megan E Atlanta, Georgia

I am thoroughly disappointed in this hotel, and my stay has only just begun. First of all, it is impossible to get ahold of anyone prior to your stay. I called, emailed, even commented and DMed on Instagram with no reply whatsoever. We are here for my mother’s 60th birthday, and I had one simple request: place something celebratory in the room… Read more
I am thoroughly disappointed in this hotel, and my stay has only just begun. First of all, it is impossible to get ahold of anyone prior to your stay. I called, emailed, even commented and DMed on Instagram with no reply whatsoever. We are here for my mother’s 60th birthday, and I had one simple request: place something celebratory in the room upon our arrival. A bottle of wine, chocolates, a piece of cake, whatever. When I mentioned the issue at checkin and asked the front desk if they could quickly do something, they told me I could buy a bottle of wine in their lobby market. Are you serious??? I can also buy a bottle of wine at the grocery store. This hotel does not know what hospitality is. At nearly $1k/night, I expect more. As for the rooms, they are in desperate need of a renovation. We got a cottage and the size is ok, but the finishes are old and dingy. I also thought I’d treat my mom to a spa service while here. What a joke. Another place that’s impossible to get ahold of. The spa actually did return my call - over 24 hours later. Of course the availability was extremely limited by that point. What was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime has been a major disappointment. I can’t wait to get out of here. Read less
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Jul 16, 2021 Karen L Garbervil

So disappointed. Went there 5 or so years back for a memorable celebration, wanted to treat a good friend to a spa break after hard times. We managed to have a good time “in spite of”, which is not what you look for at that price point. The remodel sucked all the charm out of the place and replaced it with low budget modern banality. Servicable,… Read more
So disappointed. Went there 5 or so years back for a memorable celebration, wanted to treat a good friend to a spa break after hard times. We managed to have a good time “in spite of”, which is not what you look for at that price point. The remodel sucked all the charm out of the place and replaced it with low budget modern banality. Servicable, tacky, ambiance of Hampton Suites. I was not informed that the spa is only open on weekends, and we were there midweek.We were not informed that there is no daily cleaning service, you just call if you need something. (eg, remember to pick up your coffee pods at the lobby.) The bathroom had no towel racks though the shower was good. The beds were comfy. Thank goodness there is an outdoor hot tub by the pool so we weren’t completely spa deprived. It is child friendly. The formerly swank breakfast is now a stark separate order-at-the-counter breakfast restaurant, but the chilaquiles were stellar. The staff is friendly, on the ball, and helpful. Hard to imagine how they managed to pick such a dumpy decor with so much effort. Grout showing all around the baseboard, gaps in the plasterboard covering in front of the sink, I dunno. Hate to criticize, it being hard times, but also hate to see you waste your money unknowingly. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Nice resort but service isn’t adequate for prices charged.

Jul 8, 2021 headdocs Hattiesburg, MS

Checkin was good, as was the parking and the room. Upon arrival, we recognized that we had no linens for the sofa bed, so we requested them immediately. After a few hours, we made a second request which was ignored. By 9pm, we still did not have linens for our son. Then, an unmasked housekeeper, dropped off a bag of the linen that we needed and… Read more
Checkin was good, as was the parking and the room. Upon arrival, we recognized that we had no linens for the sofa bed, so we requested them immediately. After a few hours, we made a second request which was ignored. By 9pm, we still did not have linens for our son. Then, an unmasked housekeeper, dropped off a bag of the linen that we needed and left. We had to make up the sofa bed ourselves. We called to ask why, and they blamed it on Covid policy. I (and I believe most customers) are tired of paying full price for reduced services and businesses that blame Covid for the reduction. It seems financially motivated, rather than a health concern. At almost a $1000 a night, I expect a high level of amenities, which were not provided. The hotel subtracted $100 from our bill, but no manager or customer service agent ever expressed concern about the issue. Additionally, there was no lightbulb in the floor lamp. How could housekeeping miss that? You’d think there would be checklist. Read less
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Jul 2, 2021 Donna T Columbia, South Carolina

We were hopeful at check-in that we would have a "normal" hotel stay. They did not tell us at check-in that there was no room service. Disappointed to pay a premium price with no basic room supplies or explanation. How much extra effort does it take to deliver bottled water, toiletries, and clean towels?